The Impact of Music on Spirituality, Personal Wellness and Leadership Effectiveness

The Impact of Music on Spirituality, Personal Wellness and Leadership Effectiveness

  • Date: February 15th, 2024
  • Location: Zoom Meeting
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Cost: Free of Charge

The Bridge Center at Messiah University is hosting 8 educational courses for entry and mid-level Long-term care leaders. Each course will focus on a unique aspect of spirituality and will encourage Long-term care leaders in their personal journeys as well as provide tools to support their co-workers and team members. Courses can be completed as standalone events; or participants can earn a Certificate of Completion if they complete the “4 Core Courses” and 2 of the Elective Courses.

This is an elective course. REGISTRATION LINK

Throughout time, music has been used as a mechanism for bringing joy, release, and mindfulness to those who participate in it through performance, listening, and other means of participation.  While not all people feel equipped to participate in music through the performance of it, its usefulness in the personal areas of one’s spirituality, wellness, and effectiveness as a leader is abundant.  This course will seek to equip the participants with the many ways that music can be used as it has been used for centuries: to bring the participant joy, release, and mindfulness, better equipping them to interact and lead in effective ways.


Presenter Bio:  Dr. Rachel Cornacchio (MM, MME, PhD) has been on faculty at Messiah University since 2008, where she serves as Professor of Music and Director of the Graduate Program in Music. Her love for pairing choir with community has been borne out in her work with community-based organizations such as the Oregon Young Women’s Choir, the Newburgh Symphonic Chorale, the Threefold Cord Women’s Choir, and the Sing for the Moment Choir (a choir for persons with memory loss).  Her mantra is that everyone can sing!  And with that, she brings excitement and opportunity to those who wish to do so.